10 Actors and Actresses Who Almost Died While Filming

It’s easy to criticize actors and actresses for making a whole lot of money for doing a job that seems glamorous, simple, and almost effortless. While it’s true that acting is a lot of fun, it also takes a lot of hard work and real effort, which many people don’t realize. In fact, some actors and actresses have actually put their lives on the line while performing the tasks of their job. This often happens as a result of either carelessness from the crew or actor themselves, faulty set equipment, or treacherous filming conditions. This list details ten different instances where actors or actresses almost died while filming.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt reportedly loved doing his own bike stunts for one of his films. However, he crashed into a taxi in New York during filming one scene and ended up with 31 stitches.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp was thrown off his horse during filming The Lone Ranger, and was nearly trampled to death.